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Italian Social Support Volunteer

  • Location: Payneham SA
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Seniors & Aged Care
  • Time Required

    Throughout the week. Times can be based on Volunteer's availability. Best practice volunteer involvement recommends that a volunteer role be a maximum of 15-16 hours per week.

  • Suitable for
    • Centrelink Volunteers
    • Wheelchair Access
  • Type of work
    • Seniors & Aged Care
    • Translating & Interpreting
    • Companionship & Social Support
  • Training

    Eldercare's Annual Volunteer Training and any training or assistance specific to role

  • Reimbursement


  • Requirements
    • National Police Certificate *

    Police Clearance
    Friendly manner.
    Good communication skills
    Ability to maintain confidential information
    Ability to work as part of a team and without constant direct supervision
    Ability to seek assistance when required.

    Please Note: As each organisation provides different levels/types of insurance, volunteers are reminded to check with the organisation as to the type of insurance provided for volunteers (e.g. Volunteer Personal Accident Insurance)

    * May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.

Share your friendship with a resident once per week and create new social groups embracing the Italian Cultural traditions.

This is a unique one-to-one friendly visiting role which aims to make a real and positive difference in the life of an older person by reducing loneliness, improving well-being and continuing contact with communities of significance.

You may spend visits chatting or participating in a leisure activities together and create group support for Italian culture traditions.

You can not apply for this role as it is no longer available.